Classic Margaritas


Here's a homemade lime margarita that's perfect for pairing with any Mexican meal--or simply great happy hour conversation with friends! A combination of tequila and orange liqueur makes these Classic Margaritas full of good spirit(s).

Classic Margaritas
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 3 cup Triple Sec or other orange liqueur

  • 2 - 3 cup tequila

  • 1 ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice

  • 1 cup superfine sugar or powdered sugar

  • Kosher salt

  • 9 lime wedges

  • Ice cubes


  1. In a pitcher combine Triple Sec, tequila, lime juice, and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Chill mixture until ready to serve.

  2. Place salt on a small plate. Rub rims of eight glasses with one of the lime wedges. Dip rims of glasses in salt to coat.

  3. Place ice cubes in salt-rimmed glasses. Pour tequila mixture over ice cubes. Garnish with remaining lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

429 Calories
54g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 429
% Daily Value *
Sodium 221mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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